We are AlphaSights.

This blog is inactive. For our current posts, visit alphasights.com/blog.

Intern to Full-Time: My Path at AlphaSights

Oren started as a Summer Associate at AlphaSights before earning a full-time role. He now works on the New York Corporate Segment.

Intern season - NYC’s favorite season, of course. The subways are extra crowded with sweating overly dressed college students eager to make a good impression to their employers. A short year ago I was one of those too, except I was fortunate enough to be approaching the least conventional summer internship I’ve ever had.

Most students

Continue Reading

Looking for an Internship? Keep This in Mind

Prior to embarking on the journey to find a full-time, postgraduate opportunity, it's important to take advantage of summer internships to cultivate your interests and develop real-life working experience. When searching for prospective internships, it's important to keep in mind the following questions.

  1. Will I be valued at the company as an intern? Will your role be grabbing lattes and faxes or will you be responsible for contributing to day-to-day business affairs? Typically rapidly-growing companies like AlphaSights provide an 'all

Continue Reading

AlphaClustering

In economics, “clustering” refers to a geographic concentration of businesses from interconnected industries, which helps some companies achieve competitive advantage. The best example of this is Silicon Valley; small firms achieve economies of scale because of their proximity to similar high-tech firms. Ideas are shared and connections are forged simply because a Google employee strikes up a conversation with a new startup founder at a coffee shop. Like we’ve found at AlphaSights, human progress and knowledge sharing is impacted

Continue Reading

Life as an AS Software Engineering Intern

Hello world! My name is Eamon, and I’m a Software Engineering Intern at AlphaSights.

During my summer internship at AlphaSights, I've been able to work on existing and brand new web applications as a full-stack developer, using Ruby on Rails, CoffeeScript, and SASS. One of the web applications that I developed from scratch alongside another software development intern was an internal tool for our People Operations (POPs) team that allows employees to manage job requisitions and applications on the

Continue Reading